Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Senior Lectureship in Metaphysics / Epistemology, Liege, BELGIUM


The Philosophy Department at the University of Lige (Belgium) seeks 
applications for a part-time (0,7 full-time equivalent) position as senior 
lecturer in metaphysics and theory of knowledge.

Candidates should have a PhD, have published contributions in metaphysics 
and (secondarily) in the theory of knowledge, and have proven teaching 
experience.

The employment will be either permanent or for a period of five years with 
possibility of permanent position. The selected candidate will be expected 
to contribute to the Department's teaching, research and administration. 
The official language at the Philosophy Department is French.

Applications (including a CV in duplicate and publications) should be sent 
by recorded delivery to the Rector of the University of Lige:

Universit de Lige
M. B. Rentier, Recteur
Place du 20-Aot 7
B-4000 Lige
(Belgium)

Application deadline: April 4, 2014.

Applicants may be asked to teach a lesson observed by members of the panel.

For application form and any other inquiries please contact Ms. Franoise 
Hartkopf. Tel. : +32 4 366 54 54 - Francoise.Hartkopf@ulg.ac.be

Further information concerning application and employment conditions can be 
obtained from Ms. Ludivine Depas. Tel. : +32 4 366 52 04 - 
Ludivine.Depas@ulg.ac.be